‘Blazing a New trail’: Olympic gold medalist turned cannabis activist welcomes legalization

A Canadian snowboarder who was temporarily stripped of his Olympic gold medal for having trace amounts of marijuana in his system is now in the medical cannabis business and says the product — set to be legalized next year — could be the new wine.

“It was a quick shift,” Ross Rebagliati told CBC News.

“Even the most entrenched cannabis activist would never have imagined 20 years ago, or even 10 years ago, that we would see recreational cannabis coming down the pipeline.”

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